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Head of Technology - GCP - Remote

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £900 - £1000 per day + INSIDE IR35

  • Contact:

    Pratap Vara

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6-12 MONTHS

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Head of Technology - GCP - INSIDE IR35 Contract - Remote

Head of Technology is needed by a leading Financial Services giant.

I am working with a Tech led FTSE100 business who have experienced high growth and are continuing their success across their Digital & Analytics space.

A brilliant opportunity for someone to join a senior leadership team as Head of Technology, with a key focus on GCP Technology. You will have a deep technical background and current hands-on ability, driving successful delivery through the latest Technology. You will have expertise in Google Cloud Platform - GCP, and strong experience working to DevOps as well as solid technical background in Software Engineering.

As the Head of Technology, you will have responsibility for Projects and BAU and be able to manage end-end delivery in-line with strategy and roadmap. A people first and collaborative environment, could you be the person to add value to their high performing team and lead their technology offering?

*This role is remote with some travel to office on an ad-hoc basis.


  • Hands-on design, engineering and delivery of Technology
  • Solution validation - ensure the technology is in-line with strategy and Roadmap
  • Working with Product teams and ensure successful project delivery
  • BAU - ownership of the operating model
    • Incident response, DR Testing, Risk etc
    • Management of 3rd Party suppliers
  • Continuous Improvement - CI/CD Pipelines
  • Governance - defined data Frameworks, Data Pipelines
  • Documentation
  • Transfer of knowledge - ability to create training, develop the team's technical awareness etc
  • Data platform team - working with the engineers and architects
  • Engineers/Developers - ensure mobilisation of the team

Technical Skills/Knowledge:

  • GCP - Google Cloud Platform - Certifications preferred
  • Google BigQuery, DataFlow, CloudFunctions, Composer
  • Jupyter, Python, Kubernetes, Kubeflow
  • Teradata, Wherescape
  • SAS, Microstrategy, Looker
  • Apache NiFi, Azure EventHub, Google Pub/Sub
  • Oracle DB (11g moving to 19c), Azure SQL Server

If you have the relevant skills and ecperiences - please forward your profile for an immediate review.

pratap@pioneer-search.com / 020 3828 6965

Head of Technology - GCP - INSIDE IR35 Contract - Remote